Reproduction in Small Animal Practice
For Vet Nurses/Technicians
20 HOURS OF STRUCTURED & ASSESSED CE | RACE Approved
Course Start Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Course Duration: 4 Weeks
Live Weekly Tutorials: Tuesdays at 7:30 PM AEDT (Sydney Time)
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Reproductive emergencies encompass conditions ranging from disorders of mating and pregnancy, through to dystocia, pyometra and testicular torsion. This course will cover all of these and more – including neonatal care, caesarean, eclampsia, reproductive cytology, mastitis and more! Full of practical tips, the latest research, and useful tables and resources, this course is essential value for anyone dealing with small animal reproduction!
This week we will cover normal reproductive physiology, along with essential information on normal parturition, how to recognise dystocia, and how to give the right advice to clients about birth!
This week is all about the post-partum period - including examination and care of the neonate from birth to 4 weeks, what you should tell clients, nutrition, behavior and more. Let's not forget the mother! This week we will also cover maternal care and nutrition, mastitis and eclampsia!
The infections! Pyometra, metritis, and vaginitis will be covered this week - how to recognise them, cytology of vulval discharge, and the essential nursing of these patients. We will also take a look at male reproductive infections too, along with other common male problems in reproductive medicine.
Dr Philip Judge
BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (VECC; Medicine of Dogs)
Director: Vet Education Pty Ltd
- Consultant in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
- Internationally renowned lecturer and published author
- Dedicated to providing you with innovative and exciting online learning!
The cost for this 3-week vet course is only AUD 350. This fee includes a printed and fully bound course book, full access to our website for the duration of the course, including message-board access, and all online tutorials, quiz assessments, marking and advice, and a certificate on successful course completion.